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How Is Christian Aid Working To Fight Poverty And Injustice In The World?

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How Is Christian Aid Working To Fight Poverty And Injustice In The World? Christian Aid is a charity committed to helping countries and people in poverty. One quarter of the world is in poverty and they hope to half this. It was set-up in 1945 by churches in England and Ireland and started out supporting victims and families in World War Two. Then as they grew they started helping poorer people overseas. ...read more.


They also help people who have been more unfortunate. For example people who are suffering as a result of a natural disaster and maybe just need food or clothing. The majority of Christian Aids funds come from donations and money collected on Christian Aid week, which started in 1957 during this week people are asked to donate through door to door collecting. Most of the people who work for Christian Aid are volunteers and ordinary people. ...read more.


Christian Aid think that the rules that govern international trade are biased towards rich countries, and that third world countries are often ignored in the decision making process. Christian Aid see there future as supporting more long-term projects as well as educating people on the problems other people face as well as teaching them about family planning and the importance of managing finance so to avoid problems. They will also continue to grow and as they do so have more influence over decisions that affect the third world. ...read more.

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